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Sport and Ireland: A History

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Sport & Ireland: A History

By Paul Rouse

This book presents a history of sport in Ireland—it is located within Irish political, social, and cultural history, and within the global history of sport. There are aspects of Ireland’s sporting history that are uniquely Irish, but it is a history of play shared with other societies, near and far. This book offers a unique insight into the British Empire in Ireland; it also assesses the relationship between sport and national identity ... Read more


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